Media outlets report an accident Friday evening on Highway 421 South near Old 421 east of Boone.

Drift smoke from the White Creek Fire in the southern Linville Gorge has moved north.

The White Creek Fire continues to grow, but containment continues to increase as well.

At the Watauga County Commissioner Meeting Tuesday, Carol Coulter, Executive Director of Blue Ridge Women In Agriculture, presented a request to Commissioners to use county space for an open-air weekday Farmer’s Market.

The Beech Mountain Police Department is asking for assistance in searching for a missing man.

The two children injured in a fire in Wilkes County earlier this weed have died. 

On Wednesday, March 22 at approximately 11:06 a.m. the Boone Police 911 Center received a call in regard to an alleged explosive device at the "...Boone courthouse..."

ASU Police are investigating a reported assault on a female.

Benjamin Draughon Williford, age 30, of Boone, the man charged in last year’s fatal Valle Landing fire, pled  guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder, arson and other charges.